Great Britain and China

1833-1860 by William Conrad Costin

Publisher: Clarendon Press in Oxford

Written in English
Published: Pages: 362 Downloads: 368
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Subjects:

  • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- China.,
  • Opium trade.,
  • China -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.,
  • China -- Commerce -- Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain -- Commerce -- China.

Edition Notes

Statementby W. C. Costin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS"740.5"G5"C65"1968
The Physical Object
Pagination362 p.
Number of Pages362
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20423456M

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